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CSPAN
Dec 19, 2012 7:30am EST
states senate, i present this pin to mrs. inouye in honor of her husband because she gave so many gifts to us. he was a lion in the senate, a real american hero. he was a fierce warrior when it came to fighting for his nation or standing up for hawaii. he received his medal of honor to his wife and pearl harbor. .. he cherished his love for hawaii and its people. now his style was one of absolute stability. he was the one who believed that believe that the decorum of the senate enabled the senate to do the peoples business. he was the essence of stability and he showed that often good manners was good politics that led to good politics. he did not argue the loudest and instead he worked diligently. he marshaled his arguments and with quiet determination he won the day. has a former appropriator i saw that he really got through the air marks. he loved in mark's and what did he do with those earmarks? i can tell you. he made sure that we looked after indian tribes. he made sure we looked after the poorest of the poor in hawaii. his superfund site that had been left by his legacy and he ma
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 6:00am EST
it faster and their model is ready, and i will concede, just let's get started. thank you, mr. chairman. >> i also thank her for 15 years, having union station, a true intermodal center, used to have people come to the greyhound station, drag their luggage to union station, we used to go around town to take a bus, and some satellite location and 15 months we have got that done and dedicated, came up for that during a very heated election but i thank you for your leadership. not this secretary but deputy secretary was instrumental in thanking the nation's capital having a true intermodal, like most of you. >> i want to thank our witnesses for being with us and i want to thank secretary ray lahood. it is your birthday. i would not have chosen to spend my birthday with you but glad you have chosen to spend your birthday with us. particularly to the chairman for holding this hearing and discussion -- a week and half ago to go to new york, bless amtrak forever, even on the assumption, and i do share your view, we have a densely populated corridor in the northeast, that requires no bust devel
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 7:30am EST
again. may i say, mr. speaker, what a pity. not to see the honorable member -- [inaudible] in her place. but from the jungle she may not have succeeded in talking for the nation on many things, but she did speak for the nation when he called the prime minister and the chancellor two arrogant -- [inaudible] [cheers and applause] mr. speaker, no wonder, no wonder this prime minister keeps on losing his temper, mr. speaker. because his worst nightmare is coming true. not snakes and spiders in the jungle, but their fiscal rule broken, their economic credibility in tatters, exposed now as incompetent and unfair. yes, mr. speaker, he's the chancellor. can't someone get him out of here? [cheers and applause] mr. speaker -- [inaudible] revised up, the fiscal rules broken on every target they set themselves failing, failing, failing, cutting the nhs and not the deficit over 212 billion pounds more borrowing than they promised two years ago, cutting taxes for the rich while struggling families and pensioners pay the price. unfair, incompetent and completely out of touch! [cheers and applause] >>
CSPAN
Dec 21, 2012 6:00am EST
to this very important conference, and i want to express my gratitude to you and to dr. volkow for her leadership, director control kousky and his new deputy directer, mr. leibowitz, thank you all for being leaders, and a special thanks to dr. johnston because monitoring the future is a treasure for public health, so it's a great pleasure for me to be here. in examining the results that are being unveiled today, we should remember that of all these agents, that tobacco remains the leading cause of premature and preventable death in the united states. smoking kills more than 1200 americans every day, and for every tobacco-related death there are two new replacement cigarette smokers under the age of 26. it's tragic that these replacement smokers are kids who start when they are not fully ready to make an informed choice. and, indeed, you have heard -- and it is true -- that tobacco addiction is a pediatric disease. three out of fourteens who smoke continue to smoke into adulthood, even though they intend to quit, and a typical smoker loses 13-14 years of precious life. so today we annou
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am EST
senior during the period, before he graduated and left, only one person can remember her at all. the others constantly never saw. so \mr.{-|}\mister, what was that? she left. >> how long was she in seattle? >> guest: about a year and a half it as a single mother with, yes, and she had babysitters and she went to school part-time. got herself back together. that first semester at university of wide was the difficult because she got pregnant. so she had to sort of reveal herself on academically, and she did at the university of hawaii. and after barack, sr. had left hawaii to go to harvard, she and little barrie came back. >> host: 1962-19 safety seven they were back in honolulu. who was her second husband? >> guest: her second husband was another international guy. he was in indonesia. she met him at the university of hawaii. he was from the east-west center. brought americans the honolulu to prepare to go to asia for study. and that's where she met him. he was a tennis player. she fell in love with lolo. >> host: at what point did the move to jakarta? >> guest: he went back firs
CSPAN
Dec 13, 2012 6:00am EST
as you go forward. mr. chairman, i ask your kindness in just one thing, and that is to commend commissioner clyburn for her work on -- [inaudible] calling petitions before the commission. i appreciate the progress the commission has made on these petitions and encourage the commission to resolve these matters as expeditiously as possible. mr. chairman, members of the commission, thank you for your courtesy to the committee today. >> thank you, mr. dingell. mr. barton, you're recognized. >> thank you, mr. chairman. i'm tempted to yield back to mr. dingell just to let him continue asking his yes or no questions. sooner or later, he'll fete to one that -- he'll get to one that they can't answer. but chairman dingell did ask a question that i'm going to put a little bit different slant on. he referred to that part of the h.r. r. 3630, the new law, that the commission in making these reassignment or reallocations shall make every effort, every reasonable effort to preserve the existing population and coverage area for each broadcast licensee. over on the next page, on page 72, subpa
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 2:00am EST
her seat and i want to see that. that would be a sadness. >> i'm -- thank you, mr. speaker. thank you. [applause] >> anybody here who knows today that i was desperate to pike about this? i was on bbc news and a woman told me i didn't deserve is because i -- i'm going to use that speakers on bbc so clearly she made no sense. [applause] [cheers and applause] >> reversely, i would just like to say i'm so happy that this is one of the top five issues. education is the fuel of knowledge, and knowledge is power. so by taking a stand and a more sustainable education we are essentially empowering young people. what we know and who who we are today relies heavily on education. many young people today are major untillized by the current education system and completely shut off. can you blame them if they can't see the light at the end of the tunnel? the education system doesn't tell is why we need to use these put do multipliered. doesn't make any sense. young people are 100% of the future and so why are we not investing in what makes us who we are today? doesn't make any sense. decisionmakers,
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 6:00am EST
of her statement rather than the latter part. we have a good report. mr who seeks recognition, mr. bishop. you are recognized. >> thank you very much. i wanted to say thank you for the hard work of the last 20 months. we may not agree on a lot of things that certainly transportation is important to you. i commend you, you look like you are 30 years old. to summarize the rail, just about every weekend -- this is really important to me. i am a writer and icy how it is all the time, i wish we had superspeed, absolutely. it takes 2-1/2 hours to get to washington d.c.. could we make a lot better? absolutely. this region, the northern region is a very congested area. and if you really want to see it, drive up once in awhile and get on the georgia turnpike on exit 1 and you will see how you want to get back on the train because it is so congested. i would hope that in the future we can really seriously think about high speed rail. this is a region of the country that generates jobs, and more important than anything else have the ridership to sustain such an investment. so i look forward to worki
CSPAN
Dec 20, 2012 6:00am EST
that work with him. senator lugar. >> thank you, mr. chairman. i join you in welcoming back secretary burns and tom nides. both are good friends to have committee, and we send our very best wishes to secretary clinton as she recovers from her mishap. secretary's pace of activities has been during the last several years extraordinary by any measure. we're grateful for her devoted service to our country and for the courtesy she has shown to our committee throughout her tenure. our or hearing today gives us a chance to review events at our consulate in benghazi that resulted in the deaths of ambassador christopher stevens, foreign service officer sean smith, u.s. embassy security personnel glenn doherty and tyrone woods. many questions have been raised about this tragedy about this whether we had sufficient intelligence ahead of time and. ambassador stephens became a good friend to this committee. while he was detailed to my staff in 2006 and 2007. his advice to me on the complexities of events in the region was invaluable. after he went back to state, he continued to brief staff from time to
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
. by recognize that mr. burton does have a beautiful wife here in the audience today, i also have a beautiful wife in the audience here today your we've had the great honor of having you and her home in california. and i will leave the porch on for the two of you and hope that you will join us out west. it's been an honor to serve with you, jeanne. the three of us will be leaving congress here in a few days. it may be quite a few days with the way things are going on the hill. and over on the other side of town. hopefully we will get through that. but words can't express the honor that i've had, that i feel for having the opportunity to do so me of the things we have done, and this being our closing hearing. i want to make sure we have ample time for all of our witnesses today so i will defer from an opening statement. i would like to place one into the record as a part of the hearing. and just thank you all for friendship, the dedication you show this great country for all the years, and with that, mr. chairman, i yield back. >> well, without objection your statement will be in the record. b
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